F. R. Fosberg #55, begin 40328, end 40722

ID: SIA Acc. 12-040

Creator: Collection and Field Note Book No. 55, Sept. 14, 1959 -- Oct. 25, 1959 (#40328 - #40722)

Form/Genre: Fieldbook record

Date: 1959

Citation: F. Raymond Fosberg field notes from the Department of Botany

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An inserted table of contents contains a full listing of localities and corresponding collector numbers. This field book contains a specimen list of botanical specimens collected by F. R. Fosberg from 14 September to 25 October 1959 in Tennessee, North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, District of Columbia, and Ivory Coast (Côte d'Ivoire). Collector numbers 40328-40722 are included. Specimen list includes scientific name, date, locality, collector number, with occasional notes on locality or physical descriptions of specimens (size, color, etc.). Localities include Little Pigeon River (Tennessee); Linville Falls (North Carolina); Skyline Drive, Fairfax (Virginia); Annapolis (Maryland); Potomac River (District of Columbia); Banko National Park, Cote d'Amour, and Dabou (Ivory Coast). Also included are travel and vegetation observation notes from France, West Africa, and Sudan.

Date Range


Start Date

Sep 14, 1959

End Date

Oct 25, 1959

Access Information

At least 24 hours advance notice is recommended to consult this collection. Contact the Department of Botany at 202-633-0920 to make an appointment.


  • Plants
  • Botany


  • North Carolina
  • District of Columbia
  • United States
  • Tennessee
  • Côte d'Ivoire
  • Virginia
  • Maryland


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes

Accession #

SIA Acc. 12-040

Collection name

F. Raymond Fosberg field notes from the Department of Botany

Physical Description

1 field book

Physical Location

National Museum of Natural History (U.S.). Main Library